Extreme makeover

The pressure is on Theo Epstein to turn Cubs from loveable losers to champs

Updated: October 25, 2011, 6:20 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- On his way out of town, Theo Epstein published a very classy thank-you letter to the rabid Boston Red Sox fans in the Boston Globe. He addressed it to "Red Sox Nation."

So that's how I'll begin yet another column/blog post/diary entry advising Epstein on how to handle his new life as President of Being an Awesome Baseball Genius for the Chicago Cubs. There is no Cubs Nation, no Cubbie Exceptionalism.

Yes, there are Cubs fans all over. Some are even from Chicago ...

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